How can music help heal New Orleans? What role should the arts play in rebuilding communities? Why does this city’s storied culture find itself embattled? Why are so many residents still displaced or homeless?
NEW ORLEANS: Culture, Crisis, and Community — a panel discussion
Moderator: Larry Blumenfeld, journalist
Panelists: Kalamu ya Salaam, poet/activist; Kent Jordan, musician/educator; Josh Neufeld, cartoonist/Red Cross volunteer; Emmanuel Pratt, urban planning researcher/digital media artist; others
Wednesday, June 11th, 2008, 5pm (until about 6:30)
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center
107 Suffolk Street
New York, NY 10002
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Presented by the 13th annual VISION FESTIVAL as a prelude to Wednesday night’s Lifetime Achievement Celebration of Edward “Kidd” Jordan.